23 January 2017 hosting Colchester WriteNight
3 March 2017 Essex Book Festival – hosting WriteNight event
15 March 2017 Patrician Press launch of Refugees and Peacekeepers at Wivenhoe Bookshop
18 March Essex Book Festival Authors Event with Patrician Press
27 March hosting Colchester WriteNight
24 April hosting Colchester WriteNight The Lyric Issue with University of Essex LiFTs Adrian May as special guest
26 June hosting Pure Ed Gold at Colchester WriteNight – looking the pictures and stories of Ed Gold’s exhibition at Firstsite to inspire our own storywriting
24 July hosting Colchester WriteNight
9 September reading at the launch of Creel 3, an anthology or writing by University of Essex LiFTs students at Wivenhoe Bookshop
25 September hosting Colchester WriteNight – The Photo Session
16 October reading at the University of Essex Lifts department, Creel 3 anthology launch
23 October hosting an A L Kennedy Colchester WriteNight at Firstsite!!!!
November is NaNoWriMo – Colchester WriteNight host ‘write-ins’ on Saturdays at Firstsite
16 December Colchester WriteNight‘s annual birthday/Christmas bash – readings and partying!